Ronald Joseph Bussing, 84, of Malta Ave. died on Tuesday May 28, 2019 at his residence. He was born on Oct. 22, 1934 in Greenwich, NY and was the son of the late David Henry and Hattie McNeil Bussing. Ron was a graduate of Mechanicville High School. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna Louise Fitch Bussing, whom he married on July 4, 1956. In 1953 he became a member of the Army “Old Guard” Company E, 3rd. Infantry Regiment at Arlington National Cemetery for many years and served with the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Saratoga County where he was a material and logistics coordinator, working with the county for over 35 years. He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. He had a special interest in Railroad modeling and known to be a hobby seeker. He traveled with his wife to casino’s and liked a good game of chance. Ron was a well known ham operator, call signal being WA2VNS. He had been a member of the Mechanicville United Methodist Church and the Ballston Spa United Methodist Church.
He is the devoted father of Timothy (Linda) Bussing of Fredricksburg, VA, Susan Bullett (Chuck Eacy) of Green Island,NY, Laura (John) Klusacek of Malta, NY, Audra (John) Kohut of Merrillville, IN and the late Cindy Lou Bussing and Deborah Longe; brother of Carol (David) Miller of Wilton, NY and the late Bruce, Everett and Ralph Bussing; cherished grandfather of Jeni, Laura, David, Matthew, Kevin, Rachael, Christopher, Donny, Joey, Gregory Quentin and the late John Jr. and Tristan; also survived by several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held Monday morning at 11 am in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 pm Sunday in the funeral home.
Interment will be in Memory Gardens, Colonie, NY
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, St. Jude’s Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38101-9908.